Shares of Perrigo Co. PLC PRGO inched 0.84% higher to $42.05 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.68% to 4,134.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.75% to 33,821.30. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Perrigo Co. PLC closed $16.78 below its 52-week high ($58.83), which the company reached on July 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. DSKYF fell 2.59% to $27.03, Catalent Inc. CTLT rose 0.67% to $109.36, and United Therapeutics Corp. UTHR rose 1.83% to $207.58. Trading volume (778,399) remained 610,830 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.